Eleven labourers died in a head-on collision between a speeding bus and a car under Jhallar police station area late on Thursday. Another person is said to be injured. Superintendent of Police Simala Prasad has confirmed this.
The car carrying the labourers was going to their home in Paratwada in Amravati district. Those who died include six men, three women and two children. The driver of the car survived and received injuries. He stated that the accident occurred as he was under the influence of sleep. The bus was destined for Betul.
The police have taken the injured to the hospital.